Spending a few hours inside a sealed metal tube with 200 other people breathing the same air is definitely one way to come down with a cold. But you can lower your risk of catching a bug.
According to researchers at Emory University, who analyzed 229 environmental samples over 10 flights, your best bet is to book a window seat when flying.
The worst place on the plane? That would be next to or within two rows of someone who is already sick.
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